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Big Data, Big Demand: Navigating the Cloud Storage Landscape

Feb 17, 2011 |

To clear the haze that muddles the much-needed “big picture” view of the cloud storage landscape for big data, we asked a number of storage experts about how users with high performance computing or big data needs should evaluate cloud storage options. We also take a look at what the future of cloud storage looks like as data volumes continue to grow.

GPU Supercomputing Arrives on Amazon’s Cloud

Nov 15, 2010 |

This week has brought news about GPU computing to the forefront of media attention with the announcement of the world’s most powerful supercomputer, which boasts 7,168 NVIDIA Tesla GPUs. It has also been a notable week for GPU computing in the cloud with Amazon’s unveiling of a new instance type–the Cluster GPU.